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Government refuses to budge on net migrant count

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 00:00

The government has sparked anger by rejecting universities' calls for overseas students to be withdrawn from the net migrant count, a move that may kill off hopes of securing the change in the current Parliament.

Inside Higher Ed: Big push for open access

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 00:00

By Ry Rivard, for Inside Higher Ed

Funding councils publish REF open-access proposals

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 00:00

The UK's higher education funding councils will not express a preference for either green or gold open access in their submission rules for future research excellence frameworks.

UCU set to strike at Birmingham

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 00:00

Unionised academics at the University of Birmingham have voted to strike over threatened compulsory redundancies and “aggressive” management tactics.

Memoir delves into university stalking

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 00:00

The memoir of a creative writing tutor stalked by a former student turned “verbal terrorist” is attracting widespread attention.

US aims to engage Muslim world via higher education

Sat, 02/23/2013 - 00:00

The idea of “education diplomacy” has “really arrived” at the highest levels of American foreign policy, a US State Department official has told an international higher education conference

Gloucestershire goes INTO joint venture

Fri, 02/22/2013 - 00:00

The University of Gloucestershire has agreed to validate a range of pre-degree courses for international students as part of a new tie-up with private firm INTO University Partnerships.

Peers lament open access 'confusion'

Fri, 02/22/2013 - 00:00

The lack of clarity over Research Councils UK’s new open access policy is “unacceptable” and government ministers should learn lessons from the confusion, according to a House of Lords report.

Mooc providers expand

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Two of the leading US massive open online course providers have each almost doubled the number of universities offering courses on their online platforms.

Low-cost universities fail to fill 'margin' places

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Coalition reveals 'disturbing' shortfall

Cameron's Indian signs welcome, but policy unchanged

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

'Change of tone' will not arrest falling student numbers, critics argue

State entrants to elite club benefit from easier access

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

But private pupils do not suffer discrimination, expert argues

London Met suspends convicted bomber and union activist

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Unison promises to counter any attempt to dismiss duo

Sense of style, no lack of substance

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Image consultant: 'jumble sale' dress code does not an intellectual make

Oxford Brookes introduces grade-point average

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

US-style scheme will feature alongside degree classifications in UK first

Obama wants cost to feature in accreditation scheme

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Plans would expose colleges and universities to competition from lower-cost alternatives, say observers

Institute of the Arts Barcelona makes pitch to UK performing arts students

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

New UK-validated for-profit college to sell itself on sun, sea and low fees

GMC may expand sanctions for failing UK medical schools

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Regulator to review range of options for institutions falling short on quality measures

British aim to forge UK-Israel links

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Ambassador discusses efforts to combat perceptions of hostile sector

European University Institute's renaissance thinking

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 00:00

Jack Grove on a European institution's mission to foster cross-border scholarship

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